Archive for April, 2016

I Loved My Time Getting to Teach Recruits Recently

April 21st, 2016, Posted in Uncategorized
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Running my own business has been a great opportunity for myself, my wife and children and the employees who work for me. I am proud that we have done so well. I was even more proud when a branch of our military recently contacted me to ask if we would be willing to send some of our employees to the local base to act as contract teachers to train some of their employees. All I would need to do is to make sure that I get a DBA quote and follow through on getting the insurance to cover my employees while on base. Seemed easy enough to me.

I decided that I would also work as a temporary contract teacher on the base as well. My son was in the military, and my dad and my grandfather used to be as well. I have always been proud to have family member that have served. Because of a major hearing issue that I have, I was not able to join. (more…)

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I Just Got a Big Promotion

April 6th, 2016, Posted in Uncategorized
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I have been promoted to work as the shipping and receiving supervisor at the plant. That is a lot bigger deal than it seems, because we have a whole lot of orders which require hands on work. You have to know a lot about things like load cells for scales. The scales that we use have to be absolutely perfect. So you have to be able to adjust them every single day. If you were off by even a little then the company could lose a lot of money. It would be even worse if you had an error in your favor on the scales, because then you could get sued for cheating the customers. (more…)

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